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Career in Architecture


About Architecture

Architecture is the profession of designing buildings, open areas, communities, and other artificial constructions, usually some regard to aesthetic effect. Architecture often includes design or selection of furnishings and decorations, supervision of construction work, and the examination, restoration, or remodeling of existing buildings.


ARCHITECTURAL SERVICES:

An architect service is about what the architect does in each phase of work involved with project.

BASIC SERVICES:

  • Programming

  • Schematic design

  • Design Development

  • Construction Documents


B.Arch. eligibility:

To get admission into Bachelor of Architecture, students must fulfill the following conditions

  • Students should have completed class 12 or equivalent with minimum 50% marks along with compulsory subjects

  • Students should have completed class 10 +3 year diploma course in any stream from a recognized university/board/institution

  • Cleared NATA with 80% marks conducted by council of architecture

Some colleges take admission on the basis of other architectural exams as well, so it is not compulsory to give NATA.


WHAT IS IT ABOUT? (B.Arch.)

  • It is the study and application of different streams such as Humanities, Environmental Studies, Mathematics, Engineering, and Aesthetics for studying different aspects about architecture.

  • Includes course work in the form of theory subjects, studio, research work, project work, and assignments which makes the course curriculum creative, interesting and interactive.

PREFERABLE COLLEGES:

SPA Delhi-School of Planning and Architecture

Contact number:011 23702382


NIT Trichy- National institute of technology

Contact number: 0431 2503000


Jamia Millia Islamia:

Contact number: 011 26891717


FURTHER STUDIES:

After under graduation one can either opt for a job or pursue with post graduation. The minimum eligibility for an M.Arch is a Bachelor’s degree in architecture with a minimum aggregate score of 50% completed from a recognized institution.


PREFERABLE INSTITUTIONS:

Ananth National University

Contact number: 095132 34411


SRM Institute

Contact number: 08939628204


Sir JJ College of Architecture

Contact number: 022 22621649


JOB POSITIONS:

  1. System Architecture

  2. Design Architecture

  3. Solution Architecture

  4. Infra structure Architect


SKILLS REQUIRED:

  1. Excellent communication skills, both written and oral

  2. High levels of creativity and imagination

  3. An awareness of the specific environmental and social impact of your projects

  4. Excellent design and drafting skills and proficiency with computer aided design

  5. Leadership skills as well as the ability to work well within a team of other professionals


AVERAGE INCOME:

An Automotive engineer as a fresher will get around 15to 20k per month according to the company in which they work. After gaining experience, the candidate can get a better salary. The average salary of people working as Architecture in India is 5, 00,000 per annum.


FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS:

Is NATA exam difficult?

ANS: So overall passing the exam is not difficult at all. As for scoring something above 120 to get a chance in a top notch government college is a little difficult. But hard working can lead you to success.


What subjects do you need to do be an architect?

ANS: Subjects that are included in the course are math (geometry, algebra, trigonometry, calculus), science (most likely physics and engineering), statistics and computer science (3D modeling and linear programming) and arts (such as drawing and art history)



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